Forest Service to provide Dog Head Fire update at community meeting

Dog Head Fire
Dog Head Fire: Smoke near Tajique

TAJIQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The Forest Service will update the community Thursday night on the Dog Head Fire and what’s next.

The fire in the east mountains destroyed dozens of homes and burned nearly 18,000 acres. It’s now led to flooding in several communities.

Thursday night, there’s a community meeting to update the public on fire rehab activities and the investigation.

Officials have said the fire was caused by a piece of equipment during a thinning project but haven’t said if anyone will face consequences.

The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the Tajique Community Center.

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